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Knox County, IL&

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0.69% decline
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1.57% growth
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0.61% decline
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0.37% decline


The economy of Knox County, IL employs 21,343 people. The economy of Knox County, IL is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Transportation & Warehousing; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.87; 1.77; and 1.34 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Knox County, IL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,806), Retail trade (2,905), and Educational Services (2,659), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,700), Transportation & Warehousing ($51,465), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($38,571).

Median household income in Knox County, IL is $40,605. Males in Knox County, IL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,627. The income inequality of Knox County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Knox County, IL. In Knox County, IL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,250. St. Clair County, IL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Illinois.


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Knox County, IL is home to a population of 51,752 people, from which 98.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Knox County, IL is composed of 43,356 White residents (83.8%), 4,243 Black residents (8.2%), 2,778 Hispanic residents (5.37%), 642 Two+ residents (1.24%), and 544 Asian residents (1.05%). The most common foreign languages in Knox County, IL are Spanish (1,421 speakers), French (264 speakers), and African Languages (195 speakers), but compared to other places, Knox County, IL has a relative high number of French (264 speakers), African Languages (195 speakers), and Scandinavian (16 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Knox County, IL awarded 911 degrees. The student population of Knox County, IL is skewed towards females, with 348 male students and 563 female students. Most students in Knox County, IL are White (664 and 72.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (70 and 7.68%), Black or African American (46 and 5.05%), and Two or more races (26 and 2.85%). The largest universities in Knox County, IL by number of graduates are Carl Sandburg College (535 and 58.7%), Knox College (376 and 41.3%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Knox County, IL are General Economics (39 and 4.28%), General Education (34 and 3.73%), and Creative Writing (28 and 3.07%). The median tuition costs in Knox County, IL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $42,532 and $42,532 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Knox County, IL is $80,100, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $80,400 to $80,100, a 0.37% increase. The homeownership rate of Knox County, IL is 65.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Knox County, IL have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Knox County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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